Category Archives: News

Up-to-date news and info about the Chicago Blackhawks, including news from regarding player movement to/from the minors, the draft, and trades

Report: NHL Revenue Up 10%

According to a report from Sports Business Daily, the NHL is experiencing strong revenue growth – and the league’s final four teams are helping boost the bottom line even further. The report says league-wide revenue is already up approximately 10 … Continue reading

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Blues Re-Sign Brian Elliott

On Monday morning, the St. Louis Blues reportedly re-signed veteran goaltender Brian Elliott to a three-year, $7.5M deal ($2.5M cap hit). With Jake Allen already “on the roster” for next year (based on comments from Blues management), this means Ryan … Continue reading

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Report: Blackhawks Building New Practice Home?

Crain’s is reporting Friday morning that the Blackhawks might follow the Bulls’ lead – and build a new practice facility. According to the report, Rocky Wirtz is considering a 70,000 square foot, $30 million practice complex just northeast of the United … Continue reading

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Penguins Fire Shero, Bylsma’s Future Uncertain

After another disappointing postseason, the Pittsburgh Penguins will reportedly clean house. UPDATE: The team announced that General Manager Ray Shero has been relieved of their duties with the team on Friday. The new GM will get to decide whether or … Continue reading

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Blackhawks, WGN Extend TV Deal

On Thursday, Chicago Blackhawks’ President John McDonough and Tribune Broadcasting President Larry Wert announced a three-year extension to the Hawks’ deal with WGN television. The extension, announced on the WGN Midday News, will keep Blackhawks hockey on WGN through the end of the … Continue reading

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Jonathan Toews Named Messier Award Finalist

On his 26th birthday, Jonathan Toews has been named a finalist for the Mark Messier Leadership Award. The Messier Award is awarded “to the player who exemplifies great leadership qualities to his team, on and off the ice, during the regular … Continue reading

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Duncan Keith Named Norris Trophy Finalist

Duncan Keith, Zdeno Chara and Shea Weber were named finalists for the Norris Trophy on Monday morning. Keith tied a career-high with 55 assists this season, and added a second Olympic gold medal in February. Tweet

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Blackhawks Top Smartest Spenders in Sports List

On Thursday, Bloomberg BusinessWeek released their rankings of the smartest spenders in sports – and the Chicago Blackhawks are number one. They ranked all 122 franchises in the NFL, MLB, NHL and NBA. Only two NHL teams – the Hawks … Continue reading

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Jonathan Toews Named Selke Finalist

For the third time in four years, Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews has been named a finalist for the Selke Trophy. Toews won the award after last season. Boston’s Patrice Bergeron and Los Angeles’ Anze Kopitar are the other finalists. Tweet

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Blackhawks Recall Dahlbeck, LaBarbera

On Sunday evening, after the suspension of defenseman Brent Seabrook was announced, the Blackhawks recalled defenseman Klas Dahlbeck and goaltender Jason LaBarbera from Rockford. Tweet

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